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A challenge / plea to math folks

Two interesting math contest related articles this week. First in the Atlantic an article about different participation rates in math contests for girls and for boys: 325 more words

Personalizing Word Problems

Many researchers have looked deeply at the impact of personalization of word problems on student achievement. Bailey notes that students “don’t care how many apples Bob gave to Suzy. 85 more words

Mathematical Thinking

January 24th-30th

I viewed lesson planning as the main focus in our classes throughout this week. The structure of lessons and how to create them was explained in detail. 288 more words

Reflective Professional Development Response Journal

Operational Research - What is it?

This video  production aims to explain what O.R. is through a wide range of case studies and can be used to highlight some ‘real-life’ applications of mathematics. 27 more words

Modelling

Let Us Teach Guessing. A demonstration with George Polya.

“Finished Mathematics consists of proofs. But Mathematics in the making consists of guesses.”

Mathematicians

Using Creativity to Boost Young Children's Mathematical Thinking (MindShift)

I am SUPER excited to share this article with you!

MindShift author, Deborah Kris, did a spectacular job. She asked thought provoking questions that encouraged me to continue to research mathematics and creativity, and to reflect again upon my beliefs and practice. 99 more words